Welcome to

Harbour Care Centre

Harbour Care Centre is a purpose-built care home in Portishead, near Bristol. Based in the Harbourside Development, we’re within walking distance of the harbour, cafes, shops, and supermarket, and only a 10-minute drive from Junction 19 of the M5. We offer Residential, Dementia and Nursing Care at the home.

Our Ethos

We are committed to providing a caring environment that promotes every person’s independence, privacy, dignity, freedom of choice, rights, and personal fulfilment.

Our staff will work closely with you to develop a personal care plan that outlines the personal needs and preferences of every resident.

Our staff are on hand 24 hours a day and have strong experience to draw on. Harbour Residential also prides itself in providing on-going training for all staff, to keep up to date with new care methods and innovations.

If you or your loved one comes to live here with us at Harbour Residential, you and your family will always receive a quality service from everyone that works within the home.

We actively encourage family, friends, and contacts to support and visit on a regular basis.

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About the Property

Our home has 108 single bedrooms across four floors comprising residential, respite and dementia care.

The building and gardens are easily accessible in all areas, allowing plenty of options for residents to find company or a quiet corner depending on their wishes.

We all welcome you, your family and friends to the care centre and we hope that you settle well into your new home.

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Facilities

Each of our Homes are specifically designed for our residents that live with us.  With full en-suites in each of our Homes we ensure that personal care is kept personal.  We have a team of staff ensuring that our facilities are kept clean and maintained daily.

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Care Packages

Convalescent Stay
Long Term Stay
Post-Operative Stay
Separate Specialist Dementia Care Unit
Short Term / Respite Stay
Emergency Placements

Harbour Care Centre

Amenities

Assisted Bathrooms
Cafe
Call Bells
Dining Rooms
En-suite Rooms
Garden
Hair Salon
Kitchenette
Laundry Service
Lift
Lounge
Meals in Room
Outdoor Area
Own GP
Patio
Post
Protected Mealtimes
Public Transport
Purpose Built
Resident Choice Menu
Single Rooms
TV Point
Wellbeing Activties
Wet Rooms
Wheelchair Access
Wi-Fi
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Specialist Care Services we assist with

Alzheimer's
Autism / ASD
Bipolar / Manic Depression
Cancer Care
Cerebral Palsy
Down Syndrome
Colitis & Crohn's Disease
Epilepsy
Head / Brain Injury
Hearing Impairment & Deafness
Huntington's Disease
Motor Neurone Disease
Multiple Sclerosis
Muscular Dystrophy
Orthopaedic
Parkinson's Disease
Prader-Willi Syndrome
Schizophrenia
Speech Impairment
Spina Bifida
Stroke
Visual Impairment
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Care Categories

Residential
Residential Dementia
Mental Health
Palliative Care
Older People
Nursing
Nursing Dementia

Live with us

If you are looking for a caring environment in Bristol that promotes, independence, privacy, dignity, freedom of choice, and personal fulfilment, please get in touch!

Life at 

Harbour Care Centre

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Wayne Price

Meet the Manager

Having 14 years of experience in the health/social care sector provides me with the necessary grounding and knowledge to embark on this exciting journey at Harbour Residential. I have been a qualified nurse since 2007, completing my training at the University of the West of England.

I have held various roles in the NHS at both the Bristol General Hospital and Bristol Royal Infirmary, including as Senior Staff Nurse and Clinical Site Manager. After 10 years at the NHS, I then transitioned into the care home industry, working at 3 local care homes in Clinical Service Manager and HM roles.

I pride myself on achieving and maintaining high ratings with the CQC at all the homes I have worked at. Ensuring the consistent provision of the highest quality care and support possible to residents, staff and relatives is my priority.

It is a privilege to be a part of the Harbour Residential team and I very much look forward to meeting you all.

Working at 

Harbour Care Centre

If you are looking for a new and exciting opportunity in Bristol and are committed to and passionate about the provision of the highest quality care, please get in touch!

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How to Find us

Phone: 01275 409 950

Address:
4 Haven View, Harbour Road,
Portishead, Bristol
BS20 7QA

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Latest News

Al fresco dining Our residents at Harbour Care Centre love getting out when the sun is shining and today was no exception, as they took lunch outside
Cheese and wine Our residents at Harbour enjoyed sitting outside in the sunshine this afternoon with a glass of wine and a selection of cheeses. 👓
#WednesdayWisdom Wise words from Roy this week for Wednesday Wisdom from Harbour Care Centre
Music time Everyone loves a tune to get them moving or to reminisce about, our residents are just the same. At Harbour Care Centre, we have music playing every day, so that our residents can enjoy themselves. Music is for the soul 🎼
Decisions, decisions Our residents and staff at Harbour Care Centre are deciding what colours and wall paper we wish to have when decorating our 2nd floor. Lots of choices
New game! Our residents at Harbour Care Centrehave been out in the garden enjoying the weather and a new card game.
Weight training 🏋️‍♂️ Our residents Roy at Harbour has been increasing his fitness this morning with a little bit of weight training Go Roy 👍
#WednesdayWisdom Possibly the wrong season for this wisdom from Freda!!! 😂😂😂
Composting It’s our new thing here at Harbour Care Centre. All our food waste is being turned into compost. Susan added the first bucket of peelings and leaves this morning
Afternoon Pub Quiz We’ve ventured outside for our weekly pub quiz at Harbour Care Centre. Nothing wrong with a drop of good old sunshine whilst getting the grey matter working
#DDay80thAnniversary More photos from today’s D Day event. Lest we forget #lestweforget
#DDay80 #DDay80thAnniversary Our residents at Harbour wished to celebrate the 80th anniversary of D-Day by having an afternoon tea party and remembering those that gave everything for our freedom. 🇬🇧
Dave’s a singer (not Pearl) Our residents at Harbour Care Centre have been up dancing and singing with Dave this morning. Dave has been playing every week (unless he’s away on holiday) for the past 6 years at the home and our residents think he’s wonderful. Thank you Dave 🙏
Eyes down 👀 It’s time for Bingo. Our residents at Harbour love a game of bingo. It keeps the brain ticking and hands moving, not to mention the possibility of winning
It’s a doggy day 🐕 We’ve had a visitor entertain the residents at Harbour Care Centre this afternoon. Mr Smalls visited and every one loved him ❤️
Morning scrabble Our residents at Harbour Care Centre love creative mornings that get the grey matter working. This morning they have continued with their scrabble competition. Gillian, Pete and Jill really enjoyed themselves
In the sunshine ☀️ Our residents love getting outside in the sunshine at Harbour Care Centre. A drop of vitamin D is great for wellbeing
D-Day decorations At Harbour Care Centre we are getting the home ready for D-Day. Our residents have today decorated the centre with items they have been making from the past couple of weeks
Happy birthday Sheila 🎂 All the residents and staff at Harbour Care Centre would like to wish Sheila a very happy 87th birthday. Happy cake day Sheila 🎂🥳🎉
Our Thursday Thought from Marlene. We hope them cows stand up then!! 🐄
It’s the Bingo Our residents love the old fashioned games of Bingo at Harbour Care Centre. However, Sally, our well-being activities coordinator, loves to change it up from time to time and the residents love it
Happy birthday Esther All the residents and staff at Harbour Care Centre would like to wish our resident Esther a wonderful happy 90th birthday. Happy cake day Esther 🎂🎉🥳
Resident discussion At Harbour Care Centre this morning, the residents got together to discuss what they want to do to celebrate D-Day. Keep a close eye on our page to see what was chosen
Push broom Another new game this morning at Harbour Care Centre, we had a game of push broom with our staff and residents. Everyone seemed to enjoy themselves, so we’ll be adding another game in on a regular basis for everyone
#WednesdayWisdom Wise words from Maggie from Harbour Care Centre this morning. Although, it's made me feel hungry now!!
Happy birthday Peter We are celebrating Peters 87th birthday at Harbour Care Centre this afternoon. Happy cake day Peter 🎂 🎉 🥳
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Lunch outside Al fresco lunch at Harbour Care Centre today. Well if the weathers right, we are up for it
Outside afternoon Tea With the great weather we are having in Portishead, we decided this afternoon to have tea and cake in the garden
Jenga Following on from yesterday’s games, we had a request at Harbour Care Centre, for another challenging game of Jenga. It’s getting quite tense, with the anticipation of the falling blocks
#WednesdayWisdom This weeks words of wisdom come from June, a resident at Habour Care Centre. She says “Don’t say more than you need to”
It was push ha'penny!! And here are a couple of our residents, Jill & Sheila talking about playing it.
Morning games We been breaking out some old traditional pub games this morning at Harbour Care Centre. Every one knows darts, but can you tell us what the other game is that we’ve been playing?
With Voluntary Action North Somerset – I just got recognised as one of their top fans! 🎉
With Better Health North Somerset – I just got recognised as one of their top fans! 🎉
New residents and bingo in the sun ☀️ Everybody please welcome Bill and Betty to Harbour Care Centre. Freda named our new resident scarecrows this morning. Moseley this afternoon we have been enjoying the great weather and what makes it better? Yes that’s right…a great game of bingo
Happy birthday A special resident of ours at Harbour Care Centre turned 91 today. Judith celebrated her birthday with all the residents and had a special visit from her daughter who made the trip all the way from Australia 🇦🇺 Happy birthday Judith 🎂
#ThursdayThoughts Introducing Betty, one of our residents at Harbour Care Centre. Her thoughts on the weather are “When it shines it’s absolutely fantastic, but when it doesn’t it’s disappointing “ You see everyone loves the sun ☀️
At Harbour Care Centre, we actively promote the well-being of our residents through daily exercise routines. It's great, not just for the body, but also the mind and soul.
Out in the sunshine Our residents at Harbour Care Centre are enjoying the weather outside. There’s nothing better than a shot of the old vitamin D to make you feel good.
#WednesdayWisdom Say hello to Sheila from Harbour Care Centre. Her words of wisdom for Wednesday are: Look before you leap We will be heeding your wisdom. Thank you Sheila
Indoor polo The games are getting more serious, as we played indoor polo this morning at Harbour Care Centre. All the residents are loving the competitiveness of playing.
Bank holiday music This afternoon at Harbour Care Centre we had a little sing a long and even some dancing. It’s great for the mind, body and soul 🎶
Bank holiday scrabble It’s heating up at Harbour Care Centre (and we do not mean the weather). Out residents scrabble competition is going great guns 💪 Wonder who is going to be champion this week 🥇
Out in the garden part 2 Not only did we have tea and cake in the garden this morning at Harbour Care Centre, the weather was so nice in #portishead that we had we had lunch outside as well
Out in the garden The weather was great this morning at Harbour Care Centre, so we’ve decided (well the residents did!) to have tea and cake i. The garden ☕️ 🍰
Get for Friday! Time for a relaxing cycle this morning at Harbour Care Centre. Roy, Ann & Margaret were in the driving seats of getting fit. Not only is a good cycle good for the body, it can also help clear the thoughts for the day.
Busy at the bingo It’s another packed rooms for the Bingo at Harbour Care Centre. We’ve also been joined by our two new residents, Margaret and Rachel, who are settling in with us.
#WednesdayWisdom This is Helen from Harbour Care Centre. Her words of wisdom this Wednesday are “Love like tomorrow is not guaranteed”
Badminton A different game of badminton has been happening this afternoon at Harbour Care Centre. Everyone is having a great time and it’s good for the body, mind and soul.
Jenga! It’s never too late in life to learn something new. Gillian and Jill have this morning played their first ever game of Jenga at Harbour Care Centre. We do think that this might end up being a residents favourite (There on their 3rd game already!!)
Skittles a go go!! New game in town for the residents of Harbour Care Centre this afternoon. Skittles is a great game to get the body moving and the brain thinking of what is the best strategy. Well let you know who ends up champion
North Somerset Walk Fest starts this Wednesday 1st May!
Cards and ice cream! This morning was a chance for our residents to have a great game of cards at Harbour Care Centre. Of course, after we finished we needed a bit of a chill with an ice cream - what can be better!!
Haircut Nothing wrong with a little pamper for our residents at Harbour Care Centre. Rosie is looking like a million dollars after her haircut earlier today. She said that she is very impressed. Looking great, Rosie
It’s a full house for Bingo!!! Our Harbour Care Centre residents love their Bingo. So much that we’ve had to move the event into the dining room to fit everyone in!!! Eyes down everyone 👀
Jenga and archery!!! Now there’s two activities that you wouldn’t think to be happening in Harbour Care Centre!! Our residents this morning turned their hands to a couple of new games in the Home. June had a pop shot at archery, before stacking the blocks and having a game of jenga with Marlene and Judy. Even Clootie joined in 🐾
Jigsaw Joan and Jill have been at this jigsaw puzzle all morning at Harbour Care Centre. Think it might be a tricky one!!
Scrabble Harbour Care Centres Acrabble competition goes from strength to strength. Keeping the mind active for our residents. This week Jill has joined us, however, today’s winner was Peter. Well done to all that took part 🙌
The suns been out so we have as well. It’s been a sunny day in Portishead so we’ve had a day of enjoying it at Harbour Care Centre. Bertrand Mary joined in our outdoor quiz and many residents made daisy chains. We love the sunshine ☀️
Dancing with a Robot!!! The VR headsets are out in force at Harbour Care Centre this morning, with a wealth of things to choose from and do in a virtual World. However, Susan decided that today would be the day that she dances with a robot - Whatever works for you, Susan. We've also got a new resident (Well, in the garden!!). Daisy is busying herself and we believe raising her family in one of bird nests at the Home. Hopefully we'll have some chicks soon - Welcome to Harbour, Daisy.
Eyes down Yes, it’s Bingo time at Harbour Care Centre this afternoon. Joyce is helping out and being chief caller for us (put your feet up Sally!!) with Freda and Rosie teaming up with Kim to win 🏆 Good luck everyone
Out and about around Portishead A morning down the pub for our residents from Harbour Care Centre. Sheila, Mary, Susan, Audrey, Gillian and Peter join us for a cuppa at The Posset Cup Portishead this morning. They absolutely love getting out and about and we love taking them. Where else shall we visit next time?
Been quite a busy day down at Harbour Care Centre. Our day started with us hosting our monthly Hudson Breakfast - Where all our residents celebrate our Canadian heritage and enjoy a pancake breakfast. Then we’ve #recycled some shower curtains and made them into banners for upcoming birthdays - Mary loved doing this. This afternoon we’ve played another game of shuttleboard with Betty scoring the highest in the competition. Phew - what a day 😮‍💨
#WednesdayWisdom This is Kim, a carer at Harbour Care Centre. Her Wednesday Words of Wisdom are “Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.” And we are glad that you are you and work with us. Thank you Kim ❤️
Happy birthday to you ❤️ Today at Harbour Care Centre we celebrated Pat’s 91st birthday. A super special cake was made and enjoyed with her family and the staff from the home whilst Pat listened to Russell Watson, her favourite. Many happy returns Pat 🎂
Easter Eggs We had a wonderful time at Harbour Care Centre celebrating Easter. Our resident June was delighted with her Milky Bar egg as white chocolate is her favourite! Our residents Freda and Maggie were happy with their tasty Maltesers eggs. As was Mary with her Smarties egg. It was all smiles from Pete when he received his KitKat chocolate egg. 😊 We hope everyone has enjoyed their eggs? 🐣
Afternoon Pub Quiz Our residents had a fabulous time taking part in our pub quiz last week. Some of our residents are keen quizzers, we may have a couple contestants for The Chase on our hands!
#WednesdayWisdom Our lovely resident Mary shared some wise words with us today. She said: “Live for today, tomorrow will take care of itself.”
Board Games One of our residents’ favourite pastimes is playing Scrabble. It is a well-loved board game in the Home and our morning competitions are always popular!
Arts & Crafts This morning our residents enjoyed doing some colouring. We are looking forward to Easter so we coloured in some rabbits to decorate the Home.
Hudson Breakfast This morning we had a lovely breakfast in celebration of Hudson Healthcare’s Canadian heritage. We enjoyed some Canadian favourites like pancakes with syrup and healthy toppings!
#wednesdaywisdom Today our lovely Home Manager Wayne shared some wise words with us, he said: “Many of life's problems come from two things: We act without thinking or we keep thinking without acting.”
Visits From Local Primary School! Today we were delighted when children from Clifton Primary School came to visit and spend time with our residents. We read lots of books together and enjoyed the intergenerational activity. We are really looking forward to the next visit.😊 Enjoy this clip taken today of our residents and the children enjoying each other's company!
Ball Game Tournament & Planting Seeds Our residents have been thoroughly enjoying our upcycled ball game. Today we had a tournament hosted by our lovely staff member Sally, the residents competed to try and get the most points by throwing the bean bags in the tins. It was great fun! We also have been preparing for Spring by planting sunflower seeds and getting our hanging baskets ready. We are looking forward to our outdoor areas being full of colourful flowers.😊
Upcycled Ball Game Our residents (featuring Freda) have been enjoying a ball game with a difference – it has been made from old sweet tins! Take a look at Freda having a go at getting the balls in the tins with lots of applause! We love to see how we can upcycle different objects and limit our waste at the Home, especially when they’re fun! This craft and play project was a great way to do something good for the environment as well as provide an engaging game for our residents 😊
#RedNoseDay Sponsored Cycle! Here are two more of our residents getting involved in our sponsored cycle for Red Nose Day!
#rednoseday Sponsored Cycle! For Red Nose Day at Harbour Care Centre we are taking part in a sponsored cycle, residents and staff are working together to reach 10,000 pedals for the good cause.😊
Resident Fitness Our residents have been taking part in a range of fitness activities in the Home. A favourite of many is floor cycling which is a low-impact form of exercise and great for improving residents’ mobility! Enjoy this video of David and Michael enjoying their workout this morning.😊
#WednesdayWisdom Our lovely resident Audrey shared some wise words with us!
Dancing Fun Our residents had a fantastic time in the Home when Dave the Music Man came to perform. We enjoyed dancing and singing along together😊
Ball Games Our residents have been very creative in the Home and have been making their own games to enjoy. We all had a great time playing our new ball game!
Birthday Celebrations We celebrated our lovely resident Roy’s birthday today. He loved his birthday cake and enjoyed his ice cream treat!
Sunshine & Mother’s Day Preparations Our residents have been enjoying the sunshine lately, we had a wonderful time in our outdoor space😊 We have been keeping busy getting ready for Mother’s Day in the Home, we made lovely posters and put them on the windows for all to see!
Sing-Along Our residents had a great time singing and dancing along to the music. Enjoy this lovely video!
#WednesdayWisdom Our lovely resident Freda shared her words of wisdom with us this afternoon, she said: “Family is not an important thing, it's everything.” We love this piece of advice because family is your support system throughout life! At Harbour Care Centre we believe that we are all a big family and we all look out for each other😊
Knitting & Dominoes Our residents have been busily knitting away – knitting club is a hit! Audrey also shared her memories of knitting clothes for her children during war time when clothes became more expensive. Our residents Peter and Roy had a lovely time playing a game of dominoes😊
5 Star Review On Carehome.co.uk! Here at Harbour Care Centre we highly value our residents’ and their loved ones’ feedback, which is why it’s so great to have received several 5 star reviews on carehome.co.uk. Thank you for your kind words!
Bingo, Swimming Fun & Exercise We had a fun time playing bingo in the Home, it was a full house! Our residents have been having a great time swimming at Parish Wharf Leisure Centre. With every trip that we take our residents gain more confidence in the pool. They thoroughly enjoyed themselves! Our lovely resident Royston enjoyed his morning exercise on the floor cycle😊
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Board Games & Arts and Crafts Our residents Audrey and Gillian have been having a fun time playing a range of board games. Scrabble is always a favourite and they really enjoy our Bristol version of monopoly! Yesterday afternoon our lovely resident Maggie made crazy golf boxes ready for the residents to enjoy.
February 2024
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Happy Days! At Harbour Care Centre we love to encourage residents to do what makes them happy. Enjoy this lovely singing!
February 2024
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Hudson Breakfast We hosted our monthly Hudson Breakfast this morning to celebrate our Canadian heritage. We enjoyed some Canadian favourites like pancakes with syrup and healthy toppings!
February 2024
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Music Time Our lovely resident Audrey had a go at playing the piano, we think she did a great job!
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Starbucks Coffee Morning Our residents were delighted to be invited to a coffee morning by Starbucks UK on Valentine’s Day yesterday, we were all very excited on the bus there. There were a variety of Starbucks sweet treats for the residents to enjoy, from cinnamon rolls to blueberry muffins. It was delicious and we all had a great time😊 We absolutely loved the experience and hope to be back again soon. Thank you Starbucks!
February 2024
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#WednesdayWisdom Our lovely resident Peter shared some wise words with us today, “Don’t count your chickens before they hatch.” We love this piece of advice from Peter as it is a reminder to not place all your hope in something that has not happened yet!
February 2024
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Birthday Celebrations! We surprised our lovely resident Fred today for his birthday. He had a great day and enjoyed his cake as well as other treats!
February 2024
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Chinese New Year And Valentine’s Day Arts & Crafts This weekend our residents made lanterns to celebrate Chinese New Year, lanterns are often associated with joy, good fortune, and prosperity! We are sharing the love at Harbour! In preparation for Valentine’s Day our residents cut out hearts to stick on the windows for all to see😊
February 2024
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Arts And Crafts & Bingo Our residents enjoyed playing bingo, we all had a lovely afternoon😊 We also had a nice time doing some colouring in arts and crafts!
February 2024
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Swimming Our residents had a great time swimming yesterday at Parish Wharf Leisure Centre! We believe that it is important for our residents to stay active in a variety of ways, not just inside the Home but also in local community areas. After our time in the pool we stopped at a pub for some food and a drink, it was the perfect way to end a fantastic day!
February 2024
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Knitting Club, Biscuit Icing & A Pleasant Afternoon Our new knitting club is thriving. We have some really talented knitters in the group and we can’t wait to see the different items they make😊 We had great time this weekend icing biscuits. Our residents David and Audrey both did a good job in creating unique designs. Our residents Joyce and Roy enjoyed a nice trip to the local pub this afternoon.
February 2024
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